Putting children first: Identifying solutions and taking action to tackle poverty and inequality in Africa

This three-day international conference aims to engage policy makers, practitioners and researchers in identifying solutions for fighting child poverty and inequality Africa, and inspiring action towards change. The conference offers a platform for bridging divides across sectors, disciplines and policy, practice and research. The conference aims: 

  • to identify, debate and advocate proven solutions to end child poverty in Africa; 
  • to share and discuss new research on who and where poor children are, why they are poor and what tailored approaches to address their situation may look like; 
  • to discuss particular policy and programming challenges and how they can be addressed; 
  • to build links and networks between researchers, policy makers and practitioners; 
  • to stimulate learning on particular skills that may help to move research to action.